Category Archives: Energy

Effective planning

Angus Kerr, Director of Planning Policy Division at the Department of the Environment spoke to Adam Morton about the raft of changes in planning policy in Northern Ireland.   Planning plays a...

Renewable energy in Northern Ireland

agendaNi takes a look at the challenges facing the renewable energy sector in Northern Ireland.   With the impending changes facing the Northern Irish energy market as it prepare to transition to...

Integrated and efficient electricity

Barriers at Europe’s borders need to fall if customers are to benefit from a single electricity market. Eurelectric Secretary General Hans ten Berge talks to Peter Cheney about how reform can be...

Pricing: a broader perspective

John French, Director of Regulation and Pricing at firmus energy, explains how its energy index tracks wholesale prices and informs debate within the sector. Tracking and understanding the reasons behind the price...

Bridge to 2025: Europe’s energy future

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators Chairman Lord Mogg outlined its objectives for energy policy at the Northern Ireland Energy Forum and discussed the changing nature of regulation with Peter Cheney....

Retail energy: making markets effective

The review of the effectiveness of competition in gas and electricity markets is one element of a three-pronged approach by the Utility Regulator to protect consumers in a time of flux. agendaNi...

A comprehensive consultancy

Tony Doherty explains how Dalkia’s full integration with Veolia will bring an innovative approach to energy, water and resource management for Irish clients. Dalkia International, which has been operating in the Republic...

Shaping the grid

SONI General Manager Robin McCormick outlines the changing nature of the power system and explains how his organisation is facing up to the challenge to match supply with demand on behalf of...

Renewables: a call for certainty

RenewableUK’s Gordon Edge discusses the need to finalise electricity market reform with Peter Cheney. After four years of discussion, Britain’s renewable developers are frustrated with the slow progress on electricity market reform...

An energy crossroads

Michael McKernan sums up the main points of the Irish Government’s energy green paper, which lays the foundations for a new strategic policy for the sector. The public consultation has now closed...